Mexico City’s Templo Mayor

Photo: Centro February 21, 1978 was a landmark day in Mexico City. A ditch digger struck something with his shovel. Scraping the dirt away, construction workers noticed it was an unusual sculpture. Work stopped at the corner of Guatemala and Argentina. Archaeologists were summoned. The carved stone disk had been uncovered that depicted the dismembered …

Náhuatl

Poster Náhuatl is a language of the Uto-Aztecan language family. Varieties of Náhuatl are spoken by an estimated 1.5 million Nahua peoples, most of whom live in central Mexico. Also spelled: Nawatl Hashtags: #LenguaNáhuatl Vocabulary Tlazocamati (tlah-so-cah-mah-tee) = Thank you = Gracias Marigolds = Cempasúchil Videos Sesión 1. Las lenguas mesoamericanas y el náhuatl – …

Aztecs

Photo: Mexico City Museum 2019 is the 500th anniversary of 1519’s landing of the Spanish. More about this online 1519 – 2019 The Aztecs, also known as Mixecas or Nahuas, founded their capital, Tenochitlán, in 1325. In only two centuries, the Aztecs rose from a wandering tribe to the rulers of an enormous empire. Throughout …